HD 73256

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HD 73256
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Pyxis
Right ascension 08h 36m 23.0155s
Declination −30° 02′ 15.456″
Apparent magnitude (V) 8.08
Distance 119 ly
(36.5 pc)
Spectral type G8/K0V
Other designations
CS Pyxidis, CD–29° 6456, HIP 42214, LTT 3183, NLTT 19894, SAO 176159
Database references
Extrasolar Planets

HD 73256, also known as CS Pyxidis, is a star located approximately 119 light years away in the constellation Pyxis. The spectral type is G8/K0V with a radius 0.89 times, luminosity 0.69 times and a mass 1.05 times that of the Sun. It is thought to be about a billion years old.[1]

The HD 73256 planetary system[1]
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
Orbital period
Eccentricity Inclination Radius
b >1.87 ± 0.49 MJ 0.037 2.54858 ± 0.00016 0.029 ± 0.02

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Coordinates: Sky map 08h 36m 23.0155s, −30° 02′ 15.456″